Covid-19: number of new cases exceed 300

Some 317 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the Czech Republic on Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Health. It is the first time since early June that the number of new infections has exceeded 300.

The reproduction number – the average number of people infected by one person with the virus – rose to 1.45 on Tuesday, the highest figure since the start of the year, while the seven-day incidence ratio grew to 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Author: Ruth Fraňková